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Bryan Walters
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Walters with the Seattle Seahawks
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Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-04) November 4, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Bothell, Washington
Career information
College: Cornell
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Diego Chargers ( 2010 2011)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLVIII)
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Receptions     65
Receiving yards     683
Receiving touchdowns     3
Total return yards     530

Bryan Robert Walters (born November 4, 1987) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Cornell, where he was elected to the Sphinx Head Society. With the Seattle Seahawks, he won Super Bowl XLVIII over the Denver Broncos.

Professional careerEdit

San Diego ChargersEdit

Walters signed with the San Diego Chargers on April 25, 2010 after going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

Walters was released by the Chargers on August 5, 2010 during training camp, due to a hamstring injury, but was re-signed to their practice squad on December 1, 2010. After the 2010 season, Walters signed a future contract with the Chargers on January 12, 2011.

The Chargers released him on March 13, 2012.

Minnesota VikingsEdit

On April 2, 2012, he signed with the Minnesota Vikings. On August 25, 2012, he was released by the Vikings.[2]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

After his Vikings stint, Walters was signed to a futures contract by the Seattle Seahawks.

Walters was released by the Seahawks on November 9, 2013. Walters was re-signed to the Seahawks' practice squad, and was promoted to the active roster on December 19, 2013, after the suspension of cornerback Brandon Browner.[3] Walters won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seahawks after they defeated the Denver Broncos, 43–8.[4]

Walters was released by the Seahawks during final roster cuts on August 30, 2014.[5] On September 1, 2014, Walters was re-signed by the Seahawks.[6] He was waived on November 1, 2014.[7] He was re-signed on November 4.[8] The Seahawks would return to the Super Bowl, but lost 28–24 to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Walters signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on March 13, 2015. He was released on September 20, 2015, and was re-signed by the Jaguars two days later on September 22, 2015.

On September 24, 2016, he was released by the Jaguars.[9] He re-signed with the team on September 26.

On March 9, 2017, Walters re-signed with the Jaguars.[10] On May 22, 2017 he was placed on injured reserve after suffering a foot injury.[11] He was released from injured reserve on May 31, 2017.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Walters Signs Two-Year Rookie Free Agent Deal With San Diego Chargers". CornellBigRed.com. April 25, 2010. http://cornellbigred.com/news/2010/4/25/FB_0425103903.aspx. Retrieved May 27, 2013.
  2. Craig, Mark (August 25, 2012). "No surprises as Vikings cut 15 players and he was one.". Star Tribune. http://www.startribune.com/sports/vikings/blogs/167435955.html. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  3. Twitter / RapSheet: To fill the roster spot vacated by Brandon Browner (suspension), #Seahawks promoted WR Bryan Walters (formerly of Cornell) from P-squad
  4. "Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos - February 2nd, 2014" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201402020den.htm.
  5. http://www.seahawks.com/news/articles/article-1/Terrelle-Pryor-Bryan-Walters-released-as-Seahawks-cut-to-53-players/d31a220a-d79f-4369-83ca-2cf425a1957f
  6. http://www.seahawks.com/news/articles/article-1/Seahawks-sign-Bryan-Walters-to-active-roster-add-Julius-Warmsley-Josh-Aubrey-to-practice-squad/65e46d64-f2b9-47db-be02-ee2c0e2d63dc
  7. Condotta, Bob. "Seahawks release receiver Bryan Walters, add safety Terrance Parks from practice squad". Seattle Times. http://blogs.seattletimes.com/seahawks/2014/11/01/seahawks-release-receiver-bryan-walters-add-safety-terrance-parks-from-practice-squad/. Retrieved November 1, 2014.
  8. Wilkening, Mike. "Seahawks sign TE Tony Moeaki, re-sign WR Bryan Walters". NBC Sports. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/11/04/seahawks-sign-te-tony-moeaki-re-sign-wr-bryan-walters/. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  9. "Bryan Walters released by Jaguars". http://www.bigcatcountry.com/2016/9/24/13041632/bryan-walters-released-by-jaguars.
  10. "Jaguars re-sign wide receiver Bryan Walters". March 9, 2017. http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Jaguars-re-sign-wide-receiver-Bryan-Walters/a8c5f0be-2faf-4c99-afa5-2a2f8f68a227.
  11. Oehser, John (May 22, 2017). "2017 OTAs: Depth added at CB, Walters placed on injured reserve". https://www.jaguars.com/news/2017-otas-depth-added-at-cb-walters-placed-on-injured-reserve-18880946.
  12. Crow, Alfie (May 31, 2017). "Jaguars release Bryan Walters from IR". http://www.bigcatcountry.com/2017/5/31/15719164/jaguars-release-bryan-walters-from-ir.

External linksEdit

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